vaquita

7.31.19

We Have Just ‘Days’ to Save This Rare Endangered Porpoise From Extinction

A new study estimates that there are likely just 9 vaquita porpoises left in the world. According to a co-author, we have just days to act on effectively enforcing a ban on illegal fishing nets.

12.17.16

Will 2017 Be the Year We Lose the World’s Smallest Porpoise?

Only 60 of these endangered porpoises remain, and scientists are making last-ditch efforts to save the imperiled species.

10.15.15

The World's Most Endangered Marine Mammal Might Have Just Got a Lifeline

New agreements show increased attention to the plight of the vaquita, but environmental organisations warn that the effort needs to be international.

8.14.15

​The Race to Save the Vaquita, the World’s Most Endangered Marine Mammal

There are fewer than 100 vaquitas left, and it's all due to the illegal poaching of a fish that lives in the same waters.

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